Wiki Loves Women: Making Notable Women Visible

April 3, 2020By IslaCelebrate African Women, Inspiring Women, Visible Women, Wiki Loves Women

Throughout March 2020, Wiki Loves Women celebrated Africa’s women leaders with the Tell Us About Her drive on the ISA tool. The drive improved the visibility of political leaders, activists, and feminists across Africa on Wikimedia projects by asking players to add relevant information to images that represent or include Africa’s female leaders. Over the […]

Wiki Loves Women Getting Sportswomen to the Finishline

August 17, 2019By IslaInspiring Women, Wiki Loves Women

In June 2019, Wiki Loves Women celebrated all of Africa’s sportswomen through the Women in Sport drive. The drive asked participants to add information across several language Wikipedias (English and French), WikiData and Wikimedia Commons. Participants could upload images, translate existing articles, add WikiData items, or create new articles about their favourite female sportswoman. The drive was […]